notes from the sharp end

a global risk framework

While preparing a presentation on design risk management for the Institution of Structural Engineers I came across the following global risk framework which I thought…

tips for dealing with workplace overload

tips for managers dealing with workplace overload This is a perennial problem and is particularly acute for those moving up into management grades for the…

digital construction/BIM – decision time for small firms

How Digital Construction (BIM) offers small firms opportunities and problems in equal measure You heard it here first – BIM is about to be re-branded “Digital…

small practices – an increasingly restricted future

The recession has divided the industry and small practices are now facing an increasingly difficult journey to expansion. Let’s look at the timeline and how this restricted…

the #1 thing that derails a project

Six experts share the #1 thing that derails a project